Physics, B.S.

Requirements for a Major in Physics

Forty-three semester hours including:
Required Courses
PHY 1420General Physics I4
PHY 1430General Physics II4
PHY 2135Basic Electronics Laboratory1
PHY 2190Introduction to Research in Physics1
PHY 2350Modern Physics3
PHY 2360Mathematical and Computational Physics3
PHY 3276Intermediate Physics Laboratory II2
PHY 3320Intermediate Classical Mechanics3
PHY 3330Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism3
PHY 3372Introductory Quantum Mechanics I3
PHY 3373Introductory Quantum Mechanics II3
PHY 4190Dissemination of Research Results in Physics1
PHY 4322Advanced Topics in Classical Physics3
PHY 4340Statistical and Thermal Physics3
PHY 4001Exit Exam0
Select six semester hours from the following:6
Introductory Solid State Physics
Introductory Nuclear and Particle Physics
Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
Required Courses in Other Fields
CHE 1301Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I3
CSI 1430Introduction to Computer Science I with Laboratory4
MTH 1321Calculus I3
MTH 1322Calculus II3
MTH 2311Linear Algebra3
MTH 2321Calculus III3
MTH 3325Ordinary Differential Equations3
MTH 3326Partial Differential Equations3
Nine semester hours from the following: BIO, CHE, CSI, GEO, MTH, or STA. 1, 29
Total Hours77

Excluding STA 2381 Introductory Statistical Methods


Courses selected must apply to a major in these fields.